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land use

Arrangements, activities and inputs people undertake in a certain land cover type to maintain it or produce change.

 

Source: ISO/TC 211 Multi-Lingual Glossary of Terms

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Journal Articles & Books
June 2021
Turkey

Land degradation is a major global issue and achieving a land degradation-neutral world is one of the Sustainable Development Goals. However, striving for land degradation neutrality (LDN) is challenged by increasing claims on land resources and could result in major land use conflicts.

Manuals & Guidelines
May 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western Africa
Benin

Face aux enjeux liés à la gouvernance foncière, plusieurs initiatives de cartographie participative ont été menées, au Bénin et ailleurs en Afrique. Une initiative de ce type est d’autant plus indispensable au Bénin, sachant que les limites des villages n’ont pas encore de reconnaissance administrative.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Nepal

Land Use and Climate change are interrelated to each other. This change influences one another at various temporal and spatial scales; however, improper land uses are the primary causal factor on climate change. It studies relevant literature and Nepal’s case to assess the relationship between land use and climate change. Similarly focuses on how land-use impacts climate change and vice versa.

Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South
Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

Pathways to human well-being in the context of land acquisitions in Lao PDR
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2021
Laos

Land acquisitions are transforming land-use systems globally, and their characteristics and impacts on human well-being have been extensively analysed through local case studies and regional or global inventories. However, national-level analysis that is crucial for national policy on sustainable agricultural investments and land use is still lacking.

Don’t forget the smallholder! Finding inclusivity in land investments
Reports & Research
April 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Malaysia
Singapore

This is the report of a webinar which took place on 25th February 2021 organized by the Land Portal Foundation.

Communal Violence in Mauritania and Senegal 1989-1992
Reports & Research
April 2021
Mauritania
Senegal

A local famer-herder conflict over grazing rights in the Mauritanian-Senegal border region has triggered a spiral of violence between Senegalese and Mauritanians in the southern Senegal River bank and different Mauritanian cities. This escalation has to be understood against the background of persistent racism and discrimination of the ‘black’ population of Mauritania.